Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Cognitive Phenomenology$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Tim Bayne and Michelle Montague

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199579938

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579938.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 20 January 2022

The Case Against Cognitive Phenomenology

The Case Against Cognitive Phenomenology

Chapter:
(p.35) The Case Against Cognitive Phenomenology
Source:
Cognitive Phenomenology
Author(s):

Peter Carruthers

Bénédicte Veillet

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579938.003.0002

The goal of this chapter is to mount a critique of the claim that cognitive content (that is, the kind of content possessed by our concepts and thoughts) makes a constitutive contribution to the phenomenal properties of our mental lives. The authors defend the view that phenomenal consciousness is exclusively experiential (or nonconceptual) in character. The chapter begins with a discussion of the general question of cognitive phenomenology, before turning to the main focus, which is the alleged contribution that concepts make to the phenomenology of visual experience. The chapter closes by sketching how the argument might be extended into the domain of non‐perceptual thought.

Keywords:   cognitive phenomenology, concept, nonconceptual, explanatory gap, experience, thought

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .